WTO Ministerial Conference

WTO talks collapse, no agreement on food security

WTO talks collapse, no agreement on food security

As the US refused to engage, the 164-member World Trade Organisation (WTO) failed to reach a common ground for resolving the food security issue, a demand raised prominently by India.

Dec 14, 2017, 09:04 AM IST
India 'deeply disappointed' over developments on food security issue at WTO

India 'deeply disappointed' over developments on food security issue at WTO

India's attempts to find a permanent solution to the food stockpile issue at the 11th edition of the ministerial conference has hit a roadblock.

Dec 13, 2017, 11:00 AM IST
India right candidate for differential treatment by WTO: Prabhu

India right candidate for differential treatment by WTO: Prabhu

The minister was fielding questions over issues of special and differential treatment as raised by US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in his address at the plenary of the 11th ministerial conference of the WTO.

Dec 12, 2017, 14:41 PM IST
India, Japan commit to resist protectionism

India, Japan commit to resist protectionism

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe held strategic discussions on a wide range of issues under the Special Strategic and Global Partnership between the two countries.

Sep 14, 2017, 17:34 PM IST

Cabinet approves India's stand on food security at WTO

The Cabinet on Wednesday cleared ex-post facto the stand taken by India on food security at the last meeting of the World Trade Organisation held in Nairobi.

 

Jan 20, 2016, 16:06 PM IST

Iran keen to sell more oil to India, seeks payment resolution

Keen to sell more crude oil to India, Iran's Industry Minister Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh Wednesday sought resolution of payment issues to promote trade between the two nations.

Dec 04, 2013, 21:37 PM IST

India Inc backs Govt stance on food subsidy at WTO

Backing the government's stance on food subsidy at the WTO, India Inc Wednesday said it is important to ensure legal entitlement of low-cost ration to the poor in order to achieve all-round development.

Nov 27, 2013, 19:57 PM IST

'India to protect interest of poor, farmers in WTO Bali meet'

As per the WTO norms, a developing nation can provide food subsidy of up to 10 percent of the total farm output.

Nov 23, 2013, 19:42 PM IST

India for fair outcome at WTO's Bali Ministerial meet: Sharma

The meet was convened by Australia to push the long- stalled Doha Round of talks for reaching a global trade deal.

May 30, 2013, 18:38 PM IST

India presses for majority view in WTO talks

In a plain-speak to the developed countries, India on Friday said global trade cannot progress if interests of three-fourths of the world's population are held "hostages" to the commercial interests of a few.

Dec 16, 2011, 20:41 PM IST